The week-long annual Burning Man festival has come to a fiery end, with the burning of the huge wooden effigy that gives the event its name. The festival's site, on a dried-up lake bed, is dotted with giant sculptures that are burned each night of the festival.

More than 50,000 revellers have spent the last week camping in the Black Rock desert in Nevada. Money is outlawed at the festival, so revellers must bring everything they will need for the week-long rave described as "where Mad Max meets Woodstock".

Reuters photographer Jim Urquhart captured this year's festival, which had the theme "Caravansary".

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A view of the Playa and the Man during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of NevadaJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Festival-goers lounge around an art installation called 'Pulse & Bloom'.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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The art installation Pulse & Bloom is illuminated as night falls in the Black Rock Desert of NevadaJim Urquhart / Reuters
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An aerial view of the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of NevadaJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Dillon Bracken (L) and Atalya Stachel dance during the Burning Man 2014Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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People climb up an art installation as the Burning Man 2014 arts and music festival kicks off in the Black Rock Desert of NevadaReuters
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The art installation Embrace is set alightJim Urquhart / Reuters
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People dance as a DJ performs in the Dancetronauts mutant vehicleJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Festival-goers breathing fire during the festival.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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The Man is engulfed by a dust stormJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Grayson Morris navigates a dust storm. Attendees have to be prepared for life in a desertJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Burning Man prides itself as being 'bike- and foot-friendly event'Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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A mutant vehicle - essentially an art installation that can be driven - drives through a dust stormJim Urquhart / Reuters
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People interact with an art installation called The Super Pool during a dust storm.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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A participant rides a bike to an art installation on the last day of the Burning Man,Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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Fireworks explode above the Man just before it is set alightJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Fireworks are seen before the Man burns.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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Revellers cheer as the Man burns.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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The burning man marks the end of the Burning Man festivalJim Urquhart / Reuters
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A mutant vehicle drives across the Playa. Most mutant vehicles are heavily modified road vehicles, but some are made from scratchJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Attendees walk around the 'Temple of Grace'. The Temple is built to form the 'spiritual centre' of the festivalJim Urquhart / Reuters
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Mementos and notes are left in the Temple of Grace.Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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The Temple of Grace is set alight on the last day of Burning Man 2014Jim Urquhart / Reuters
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People watch as the Temple of Grace burns to the groundJim Urquhart / Reuters
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